Women and Crime: A Text/Reader (SAGE Text/Reader Series in Criminology and Criminal Justice 2nd Revised edition)

Women and Crime: A Text/Reader (SAGE Text/Reader Series in Criminology and Criminal Justice 2nd Revised edition)

By: Stacy L. Mallicoat (author)Paperback

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The text includes the history and theories of victimization, female offending, international victimization issues, the processing and sentencing of female offenders, girls in the juvenile justice system, the supervision and incarceration of women, women and work in the criminal justice system. The text also includes cutting edge case studies of women in the criminal justice system on issues such as the Steubenville Rape case, Cleveland's House of Horrors, Witchcraft in Papua New Guinea and Jodi Arias.

About Author

Stacy L. Mallicoat is a professor of criminal justice in the Division of Politics, Administration and Justice at California State University, Fullerton. She earned her BA in legal studies and sociology from Pacific Lutheran University and her PhD from the University of Colorado, Boulder, in sociology. She is the author of several books, including Women and Crime: A Text/Reader, Women and Crime: Core Concepts, and Criminal Justice Policy. Her work also appears in a number of peer--reviewed journals and edited volumes. She is an active member of the American Society of Criminology, the ASC's Division on Women and Crime, and the Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences.


Foreword, by Craig Hemmens Preface Acknowledgments SECTION I: Women and Crime: Introduction The Influence of Feminism on Studies of Women and Crime Women and Crime Data Sources on Women as Victims and Offenders The Contributions of Feminist Methodology to Research on Women and Crime How to Read a Research Article Reading: Patriarchy, Crime and Justice: Feminist Criminology in an Era of Backlash, by Meda Chesney-Lind Reading: Grounding the Analysis of Gender and Crime: Accomplishing and Interpreting Qualitative Interview Research, by Jody Miller SECTION II: Theories of Victimization Victims and the Criminal Justice System Fear of Victimization Theories on Victimization Reading: College Students' Crime-Related Fears on Campus: Are Fear-Provoking Cues Gendered? by Bonnie S. Fisher and David May Reading: Help-Seeking in a National Sample of Victimized Latino Women: The Influence of Victimization Types, by Chiara Sabina, Carlos A. Cuevas, and Jennifer L. Schally SECTION III: Women and Vicitimization: Rape and Sexual Assault Historical Perspectives on Rape and Sexual Assault Defining Sexual Victimization Prevalence of Rape and Sexual Assault Rape Myths Acquaintance Versus Stranger Assault Drug-Facilitated Sexual Assault Spousal Rape Same-Sex Sexual Violence Racial Differences in Sexual Assault The Role of Victims in Sexual Assault Cases Reading: Student Perceptions of Sexual Assault Resources and Prevalence of Rape Myth Attitudes, by Rebecca M. Hayes-Smith and Lora M. Levett Reading: Regretting It After? Focus Group Perspectives on Alcohol Consumption, Nonconsensual Sex and False Allegations of Rape, by Clare Gunby, Anna Carline, and Caryl Beynon SECTION IV: Women and Victimization: Intimate Partner Abuse and Stalking Defining and Identifying Intimate Partner Abuse The Cycle of Violence Victims of Intimate Partner Abuse Barriers to Leaving an Abusive Relationship Victim Experiences with Police and Corrections Stalking and Intimate Partner Violence Victims and Offenders of Stalking Cyberstalking Laws on Stalking Reading: Interpersonal Violence Against Women: The Role of Men, by Martin D. Schwartz and Walter S. DeKeseredy Reading: Women's Disclosure of Dating Violence: A Mixed Methodological Study, by Katie M. Edwards, Christina M. Dardis, and Christine A. Gidycz SECTION V: International Issues in the Victimization of Women Human Trafficking The Women of Juarez Female Genital Mutilation Honor-Based Violence Reading: Human Sex Trafficking: The Global Becomes Local, by Frances P. Bernat and Heather C. Winkeller Reading: Karo-Kari: A Form of Honour Killing in Pakistan, by Sujay Patel and Amin Muhammad Gadit SECTION VI: Theories on Female Offending Theoretical Perspectives on Female Criminality Reading: The Intersectional Alternative: Explaining Female Criminality, by April Bernard Reading: Does It Cost More to Be a Female Offender? A Life-Course Study of Childhood Circumstances, Crime, Drug Abuse, and Living Conditions, by Felipe Estrada and Anders Nilsson SECTION VII: Girls and Juvenile Delinquency The Rise of the Juvenile Court and the Sexual Double Standard The Nature and Extent of Female Delinquency The "Violent" Girl Technical Violations: The New Status Offense Risk Factors for Female Delinquency Meeting the Unique Needs of Delinquent Girls Reading: Violent Girls or Relabeled Status Offenders? An Alternative Interpretation of the Data, by Barry C. Feld Reading: Trauma Among Lesbians and Bisexual Girls in the Juvenile Justice System, by Juliette Noel Graziano and Eric F. Wagner SECTION VIII: Female Offenders and Their Crimes Women and Drugs Property Crime Prostitution Women and Violence Mothers Who Kill Their Children Reading: Cracked Perspectives: Reflections of Women and Girls in the Aftermath of the Crack Cocaine Era, by Judith A. Ryder and Regina E. Brisgone Reading: It's Not Only for the Money: An Analysis of Adolescent Versus Adult Entry Into Street Prostitution, by Jennifer E. Cobbina and Sharon S. Oselin SECTION IX: Processing and Sentencing of Female Offenders Stage of the Criminal Justice System Race Effects and the Processing of Female Offenders The War on Drugs and Its Effects for Women The Effects of Extralegal Factors on Sentencing Women The Effects of Sentencing Guidelines on Judicial Decision Making International Perspectives on the Processing of Female Offenders Reading: The Impact of Race, Gender, and Age on the Pretrial Decision, Tina L. Freiburger and Carly M. Hilinski Reading: Gender and Sentencing in the Federal Courts: Are Women Treated More Leniently, by Jill K. Doerner and Stephen Demuth Section X: The Incarceration of Women Historical Context of Female Prisons Contemporary Issues for Incarcerated Women Physical and Mental Health Needs of Incarcerated Women Children of Incarcerated Mothers: The Unintended Victims Reading: Mothers in Trouble: Coping With Actual or Pending Separation From Children Due to Incarceration, by Katarzyna Celinska and Jane A. Siegel Reading: The Impact of Incarceration on Women's Mental Health: Responses From Women in a Maximum-Security Prison, by Holly M. Harner and Suzanne Riley SECTION XI: The Supervision of Women: Community Corrections, Rehabilitation, and Reentry Gender-Responsive Programming for Women The Supervision of Women in the Community Women on Parole Reentry Issues for Incarcerated Women Recidivism and Female Offenders Reading: Women Disrupting a Marginalized Identity: Subverting the Parolee Identity Through Narrative, by Tara D. Opsal Reading: Meeting the Health Needs of Post-Incarcerated Women: How Welcome Home Ministries Helps Bridge the Gap and Implications for Public Health Professionals, Carolyn Leitzell, Natalie Madrazo, and Carmen Warner-Robbins SECTION XII: Women Professionals and the Criminal Justice System: Police, Corrections, and Offender Services Women in Police Women in Corrections Community Corrections: Female Probation and Parole Officers Reading: Sexual Harassment in Law Enforcement: Incidence, Impact, and Perception, Kimberly A. Lonsway, Rebecca Paynich, and Jennifer N. Hall Reading: Promotional Opportunities: How Women in Corrections Perceive Their Chances for Advancement at Work, Cassandra Matthews, Elizabeth Monk-Turner, and Melvina Sumter SECTION XIII: Women Professionals and the Criminal Justice System: Courts and Victim Services Women and the Law Women and the Judiciary Women and Work in Victim Services Reading: Structuring Gender's Impact: Judicial Voting Across Criminal Justice Cases, Madhavi McCall Reading: Barriers to Working With Sexual Assault Survivors: A Qualitative Study of Rape Crisis Center Workers, Sarah E. Ullman and Stephanie M. Townsend Glossary References Index About the Author

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  • ISBN13: 9781483356655
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 632
  • ID: 9781483356655
  • weight: 1010
  • ISBN10: 1483356655
  • edition: 2nd Revised edition

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